Chemo Drug May Buy Time for Those with Bile Duct Cancer
3 monthes ago - By MedlinePlus
For patients with the rare disease, survival benefit was seen in those given Xeloda, researchers say
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One in 5 cancers diagnosed in the US is a rare cancer
3 monthes ago - By Daily Mail
Researchers from the American Cancer Society say the rate of rare cancers is set to increase - mainly down to better testing methods which can classify cancers. But survival rates remain low.
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Zika virus suppresses a pregnant woman's immune system
University of Southern California researchers found that the Zika virus works by suppressing a pregnant woman's immune system, enabling the virus to spread and harm an unborn baby.
Chemicals from gut bacteria improve health in old age
A molecule made by gut bacteria makes older animals more mobile, stronger and - in some cases - more fertile, researchers have found. They think it could do the same for humans.
Former ITV producer reveals shocking effect of nut allergy
A former online producer for This Morning, Amy-May Shead, 29, was on holiday with her friends in 2014 when just one bite of her food in a restaurant caused an anaphylactic reaction
Gulf of Mexico DEAD ZONE caused by agricultural runoff from U.S. farms
Every year, a hypoxic zone appears along the Gulf of Mexico. Otherwise known as a “dead zone,” it is an area of water that contains little to no oxygen. The significantly...
Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's
Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease , Drug Safety , Heartburn
Control Mechanisms of Synapse Formation Identified
Excitatory synapses release neurotransmitters that excite neurons and synaptic inhibitors release neurotransmitters to inhibit nerve cell excitability synapse.
Liquorice pills can interfere with other medication
Liquorice pills are said to reduce hot flushes by 80% and reduce bone thinning. But a new Illinois study found they can interfere with the way the liver processes other drugs...
New Terahertz Imaging Approach can be Useful for Detecting Early-Stage Skin...
Skin cancer can already be detected using terahertz light, but because of the low resolution, the cancer can only be seen after it has grown quite large.
Smart Label Could Detect Food and Cosmetic Spoilage, Contamination
A low-cost, portable, paper-based sensor incorporated into smart labels helps to detect food and cosmetic spoilage and contamination with easy-to-read results.
The Rock Shares His Gym Playlist So We Can All Workout Like Him
Rodale Inc. Ok, so maybe not exactly like him You probably can't lift like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at the gym, but now at least you can listen to the music that gets him in...